Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Live to the point of tears.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.